Recently while driving from Gainesville, Georgia, to Toccoa, Georgia , I noticed this old fireplace standing not too far off a newly paved highway. No doubt it had once warmed a family who gathered around it at night never dreaming the remains of their old homestead would be bordered by such a busy road. If [...]
I came home the other evening and discovered the Cherokee Rose bush in full bloom. Growing up my Mom had these along her fence line in the backyard. Seeing them in the late afternoon sunlight reminded me of simpler, carefree times when neighbors talked to one another over the fence and saying "See you later" [...]
This photograph of one of the gardens at Windsor Castle was taken in the May of 2002.
This photograph reminds me of my friend Rebecca, who is always helping others and always "sticking closer than a [sister]." Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. Ecclesiastes 4:12
After my friend Peggy Bass went home to be with the Lord, I vowed to never look at common violets the same way. While I had spent time and energy trying to rid my yard of what she called Bird's Nest Violets, Peggy spent equal the time enjoying each and every single one. "I just [...]
Cocker Spaniels love to "flush" birds out of ground cover and my dog Cocoa Joy is pure Cocker through and through. The other morning while I was photographing Spring flowers in the back yard, I noticed that she was watching a family of Blue Birds in a near-by wild honeysuckle bush. The birds return each [...]
God does amazing things. Sometimes He pulls back the curtain to His glory just a little more so we can enjoy the goodness of His presence. This was taken very early one morning. I only has a few seconds to snap this photograph of the moon through the trees. Then suddenly, everything changed as sunlight [...]
The other morning Cocoa Joy discovered my unattended cereal bowl and . . . .